Judging Obedience Competitions
Obedience competition provides an opportunity for a person and a dog to work as a highly tuned team. Training for obedience trials can provide much needed mental stimulation and physical activity for a bored housepet, and provide a fun and challenging hobby for the dog’s owner.
Patrick is a Singapore Kennel Club (SKC) license obedience judge, he is eligible to judge all classes (Pre-novice, Novice, Intermediate, Open & Utility Class). He have judged in many international dog obedience competition organised by official kennel clubs in Darwin, Adelaide (Australia), Malaysia, Hyderabad, Jamshedpur (India), Singapore & International Canine freestyle competition in Vancouver (Canada)
Patrick started trialling since the first Singapore Kennel Club obedience trial in 1987 and has been supporting the sport of dog obedience competition. He has produced the most dogs in this sport and his students have won countless achievements including Obedience Dog of the Year & Utility Dog of the Year titles. His winning students/handlers are as young as 6 years of age.
Patrick has also trained many breeds which are not commonly seen (or deem as not trainable) in obedience competitions. This breeds includes: Tibetan Mastiff, British Bulldog, Afghan Hound, Beagles, Chow Chow, Shiba Inu and even dogs that are physically handicap in hearing.